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By Mike Miliard 10:46 am August 29, 2012
HealtHIE Nevada has gone live with eHealth Image Exchange, a service that enables authorized health information exchange (HIE) participants to seamlessly share diagnostic quality images.
By Kaiser Health News 10:45 am August 29, 2012
By choosing Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan to be his running mate, presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney put Medicare on the table as a major 2012 campaign issue.
By Bernie Monegain 10:19 am August 29, 2012
The National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) has selected Rockville, Md.-based TurningPoint Global Solutions as a prime contractor on the Chief Information Officer-Solutions and Partners (CIO-SP3) Small Business Contract.
By Mary Mosquera 10:10 am August 29, 2012
Health care will be in a "qualitatively different place in 2014 than it is today" when it comes to health information exchange, ONC head Mostashari said.
By Erin McCann 10:10 am August 29, 2012
On Tuesday, officials at the Indianapolis-based Cancer Care Group announced a data breach after a company laptop, containing the personal health information of as many as 55,000 patients, was stolen.
By Eric Wicklund 09:54 am August 29, 2012
The proliferation of mobile medical devices means providers, payers and even patients are collecting more data than ever before. But do they know what to do with it?
Now officially the GOP vice presidential nominee, Paul Ryan is slated to address Republican National Convention attendees on Wednesday. Here's a roundup of his healthcare ideas.
By Mary Mosquera 11:29 am August 28, 2012
ONC seeks mobile phone application that delivers information directly to minority and medically underserved women at high risk of cancer.
By Mike Miliard 10:59 am August 28, 2012
Wolters Kluwer Health has partnered with the Altos Group for a sepsis mortality reduction program. The pilot will put mobile technology, actionable clinical content and change management programs to work in the hopes of early sepsis identification and intervention.
By Mary Mosquera 10:07 am August 28, 2012
The Hawaii Island Beacon Community is focused on improving care for individuals with complex chronic conditions to avoid hospital readmissions, and engaging patients to better understand and get involved in their care. Contributing Editor Mary Mosquera saw first-hand how it works.

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